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Can Carlson Travel Agent Rates really save you money on your hotel booking?

Can Carlson Travel Agent Rates really save you money on your hotel booking?

  What are Carlson Travel Agent Rates? Like other major hotel brands and travel providers, Carlson is known for offering preferred lower rates to travel professionals, either for the agents to use for personal stays or so they can book on behalf of clients. The Carlson Look To Book site does more than just offer a discount, however. […]

Posted on November 21, 2016 by in Club Carlson / Radisson, Travel Agent Rate

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My top 15 Things to do in Kos

My top 15 Things to do in Kos

Trip Index (what we have published so far): Why you should visit the Princes’ Island Istanbul My Top 20 Things to do in Istanbul Why you should make the trip to Ephesus Turkey Things to do in Izmir Things to do in Bodrum Kos is one of the 1,600 islands that Greece features. Kos is […]

Posted on August 6, 2015 by in Travel Deals

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Aqua Blu Kos Review (Greek Islands)

Aqua Blu Kos Review (Greek Islands)

I had booked the Aqua Blu Kos hotel when it ran an amazing sale in early December 2014. The 5 star Boutique Hotel had rates as low as $30 for many dates. I paid a bit more but still paid much less than the $250 it charged when checking a few days before my arrival. […]

Posted on August 5, 2015 by in Hotel Reviews

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Onur Air Review

Onur Air Review

I flew Turkish discount airline Onur Air (Review) last week. The segment was short – just 200 miles from Istanbul to Izmir – the airplane basically does not even reach cruising altitude for such a short distance. Onur Air sold tickets for just about $32 for the one-way – this was on a very busy […]

Posted on July 23, 2015 by in Travel Deals

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Hilton Izmir Review

Hilton Izmir Review

You can book the Hilton Izmir here. Izmir is Turkey’s third largest city and has a pretty position along the Aegean Sea. The Hilton Izmir is in an admirable location right downtown in Konak, Izmir’s best neighborhood right by the sea. We’d had an early flight from Istanbul and the airport bus dropped us off […]

Posted on July 22, 2015 by in Hilton Honors, Hotel Reviews

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Interview with Johnny Ward from onestep4ward.com

Interview with Johnny Ward from onestep4ward.com

I'm really happy to have Johnny Ward as our most recent interviewee. Johnny has made his way through 107 countries and shares his stories at onestep4ward.com. How, why and when did you get started to blog your thoughts on travel? I started it in 2009 when I was in Australia on a working holiday visa. […]

Posted on January 31, 2014 by in Travel Deals

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What’s the Best Use of 20,000 AAdvantage Miles?

What’s the Best Use of 20,000 AAdvantage Miles?

I've previously outlined certain circumstances where using 20,000 or less United Mileage Plus miles could be better than booking with cash. I'll recap again here: – Booking Costly Last Minute Travel – Booking Not So Last Minute Travel but Travel Still Costly – That Mileage Run You Booked Several Months Back but Took a Bump […]

Posted on May 14, 2013 by in AAdvantage

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